Information about Ballynahattana

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ballynahattana
Irish Form of Name:
Baile na h-Aitine
Translation:
lawn of the furze
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ballynahattana
Ballynahattana Michl. D. Bellew, Esq.
Description:
A small number of farm houses consisting of about 26 in all and are in pretty good repair and are so called by the inhabitants.
Situation:
Is situated in the Western part of the townland Ballynahattana and about ½ a mile North of the road leading from Castleblakeney town to Tuam.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Townland:
Ballynahattana is in Ballynahattina townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Ballynahattana
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service